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How fuel treatments saved homes from the 2011 Wallow fire

Author(s): Pam Bostwick, James P. Menakis, Tim Sexton
Year Published: 2011

This is a fuel treatment effectiveness assessment report from Region 3 about the success of fuel treatments in protecting several communities from the recent Wallow fire in Arizona and New Mexico. The report narrative and graphics point to the success of good forest management and good community assistance to protect life, property, and resources.

Citation: Bostwick, Pam; Menakis, Jim; Sexton, Tim. 2011. How fuel treatments saved homes from the 2011 Wallow fire. Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center, 14 p.
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Extreme Fire Behavior, Case Studies, Fuels, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Wildland Urban Interface
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 17699
FRAMES RCS number: 10761
Record updated: Jun 5, 2018